Oakley College is an International British School in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 

We cater for 2 – 18 year old students both Spanish and international, following the British curriculum for England and Wales and preparing our students for further education both in Spain and abroad. About 80% of the school day is taught through English. The school values both the academic and social development of each pupil through individual attention and multilingualism.

By being an International British school, our students benefit from the best of both worlds: the sound foundation from the Spanish Curriculum and the innovation and hands-on character of the British Curriculum. As a result, students graduate from the school with dual official qualifications: at the end of Secondary, the British IGCSEs and the Spanish ‘Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education’ certificate; and the Spanish ‘Baccalaureate’ certificate and English A-Level certificates, at the end of their Sixth Form studies. The intercultural mind-set and the thinking skills, allow them to apply successfully to the best universities around the world.

The school was founded in 1989 by the current Principal, Donat Morgan MBE. It is BSO inspected and for 10 consecutive years the recipient of the prestigious El Mundo award for the Top International Schools in Spain.

— Departments —

Early Years

The Early Years department takes children from 2 to 5 years of age, and is situated in Calle San Quintín in Tafira Alta, near to the main school building. Here our children learn in a safe and stimulating environment…

Primary

The main aim of this department is to provide an ambitious, stimulating education for all our pupils. This is done in a safe and supportive learning environment with strong pastoral care, which prepares students…

Secondary

The Secondary department is divided into two areas: Key Stage 3 (11-14 years) and Key Stage 4 (14-16 years). The Key Stage 3 curriculum is designed to ensure students engage with a broad and balanced range of subjects…

Sixth Form

In Sixth Form students select between three and four Advanced Level subjects in which to specialise. We offer a range of the ´core´ subjects, as well as other popular subjects which support a wide range of interests…

— News —

(Newsletter in Downloads)

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Inter school football match

The Oakley College football teams had their first match against the British School this year. The teams played extremely well and represented the school brilliantly. The UKS2 team were unlucky to lose their match after having lots of chances.…
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Tournament summary report

The tournament that started the 17th October and ended the 23rd of October was one of my best moments in my life. We did all types of things: we played the tournament; we had an homage to David Marrero who lived for the sport of tennis; we…
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Y1 had a spectacular trip to the aquarium ‘Poema del Mar’.

We were very excited to see all the sealife that we have been learning about in class. We were able to see real coral reefs and creatures that live in the different layers of the oceans and rivers. Our favourite parts were observing the very…

— Monthly Oakley College Calendar —